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HIV Expose and bizarre PEP treatment

I received oral sex (penis and anal) from a homeless woman whose HIV status is unknown. After 9 days of the exposure I went to see an internal medicine physician for testing. He told me that since the infection was recent he could give me a PEP of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments about PEP are far from "bizarre." They are flat out wrong.You are correct: PEP must be started within 72 hours.Regarding HIV diagnostic screening. HIV PCR tests are generally not recommended, due to their rate of false-positives, other... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately... Read more »

Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...have chlamydia , another STD, antibiotics for both infections are usually given together. Persons with gonorrhea should be tested for other STDs. It is important to take all of the medication prescribed to cure gonorrhea. Although medication... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exit. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...really having problem getting on with life right now,i am becoming paranoid,i want to take a test to check for hepatithis and HIV but the windows of 3 months is too long,and my paranoia is making it hard to get on with my everyday life,i dont... Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...This group is for people who have tested out of their HIV window period, but remain with symtpoms of an unknown std: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/aunknownstdviralillness/ Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...sexual relations with 21 men. Some protected, some not. I had an abortion when I was 20 and Genital Warts when I was 22. I got tested when a friend of mine announced she was pregnant. I have wanted to have a child for a long time, and finally... Read more »

Pain in the testies...(Anon One?)

Posted by WhatDoIDo
...Is there any connection? I have a shooting pain in one testicle that comes and goes. I know one of the causes is: "Infection or inflammation of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle Read more »